Department of Dermatology and Venereology (Lund)

Organisational unit: Division

Description

Allergic and inflammatory skin diseases. Wound healing. Innate immunity. Malignant melanoma.

Research

The specific aims of our research are to define novel host defense systems that are activated in response to injury and infection, and to analyse their mode of action with respect to effects on bacteria, inflammatory cells, phagocytosis, the interplay with coagulation and complement activation, etc. Our research is divided in 3 main projects: Project 1: Fighting infection and inflammation by utilizing innate immunity Project 2: Host-pathogen interactions and the development of chronic infections Project 3: The role of microbial influence on atopic eczema and inflammatory skin diseases – from molecular mechanisms to therapy.

Recent research outputs

Saravanan, R., Adav, S. S., Choong, Y. K., Mariena J.A. Van Der Plas, Jitka Petrlova, Sven Kjellström, Sze, S. K. & Artur Schmidtchen 2017 Dec 1 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 13136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lim, C. H., Manoj Puthia, Butrym, M., Tay, H. M., Lee, M. Z. Y., Hou, H. W. & Artur Schmidtchen 2017 Dec 1 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 11201

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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